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Hok·kai·do

 (hŏ-kī′dō, hô′kī-dō′)
An island of Japan north of Honshu. The second largest of the Japanese islands, Hokkaido was inhabited by the Ainu people before being settled by Japan in the medieval period (c. 1600).
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Hokkaido

(hɒˈkaɪdəʊ)
n
(Placename) the second largest and northernmost of the four main islands of Japan, separated from Honshu by the Tsugaru Strait and from the island of Sakhalin, Russia, by La Pérouse Strait: constitutes an autonomous administrative division. Capital: Sapporo. Pop: 5 670 000 (2002 est). Area: 78 508 sq km (30 312 sq miles)
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Hok•kai•do

(hɒˈkaɪ doʊ)

n.
an island in N Japan, N of Honshu. 30,303 sq. mi. (78,485 sq. km). Formerly, Yezo.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hokkaido - the second largest of the four main islands of JapanHokkaido - the second largest of the four main islands of Japan; to the north of Honshu
Japan, Japanese Archipelago, Japanese Islands - a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
Asahikawa - a city on western Hokkaido that is the center of a fertile agricultural area
Sapporo - a commercial city in northern Japan on western Hokkaido
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Translations
Hokkaido
هوكايدو
Хокайдо
Hokkaidō
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Hokajdo
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هوکایدو
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הוקאידו
होक्काइडो
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北海道
홋카이도
Hoccaido
Hokaidas
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Хоккайдо
Đảo HokkaidoĐảo HokkaidōHokkaidoHokkaidō
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